Is body size variation in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) associated with environmental variables?
Elise Furlan, J Griffiths, N Gust, R Armistead, P Mitrovski, KA Handasyde, M Serena, AA Hoffmann, AR Weeks
Australian Journal of Zoology | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2011
We thank the Holsworth Wildlife Research Fund, Melbourne Water and the Australian Government via both NRM North and the 'Caring for Our Country' Program for funding. We thank Michael Driessen and Annie Philips from DPIW and the many volunteers for help collecting samples. This work was carried out with ethics approval and wildlife research permits (DPI 09.07, DPI fisheries RP-88-52, RP-90-115, RP-90-197, RP-91-159, RP553 and RP907, DSE 10000387, 1000929, 10001440, 10001899, 10002778, 10003546, 10004761 and 10004130, netting permits FAG/CB/1989-PAN-2 and FOP/BART/30, DPIW 16/2007-08, and Tasmanian Inland Fisheries 2007/47).